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hold still

 
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hold
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to keep one's body from moving; remain in a still position.
She tried to cut the little boy's hair, but he wouldn't hold still.Hold still for a moment so I can tie your shoe.
definition 2: to be inactive; refrain from taking any action.
Let's just hold still and see what happens.When she's excited, she can't hold still. She runs around the house cleaning things.